Makerspace Online Workshops

Our new online workshops are free and here for you to learn from the safety of your home. You do not need any previous experience to take the workshops. We will be offering new workshops monthly.
If you have any questions or need help with a workshop please email Dgillard@langara.ca

New Videos

NEW! Making A finger Joint Box – Illustrator to Laser
Quickly create a box with Adobe Illustrator and  our Laser.

Autodesk Fusion 360

Get Your Free Version
If you have a student, staff or school email you can get your free, full version of Autodesk Fusion 360… here>

NEW! Creating A Fusion 360 File to Run On The Pocket NC.

New Video & New Manual with Charts.
Learn how to create and run a G code file from your 3D object to be machined on our Pocket NC10 5 axis milling machine.

Vinyl Cutting

Vinyl Cutter #1
Learn how to create and prepare your file for the vinyl cutter in Adobe Illustrator.

Vinyl Cutter #2
Learn to; operate the Roland vinyl cutter. Also learn to weed and apply the vinyl cut decals.

3D Printer Software

Tinkerine Suite  3D Software
How to process your 3D file for printing with the Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3d printer.

Ultimaker Cura 3D Software
How to process your 3D file for printing with the Ultimaker S5 3d printer.

Adobe Programs

Intro to Illustrator
An intro to Illustrator, including tools, art board and how to create drawings. V2

Intro to Photoshop
This Workshop introduces you to Photoshop and shows you; the interface, the tools, and how to get going on the basics.

Sketch to Illustrator to Laser
How to scan a sketch and process it for the laser.

Sewing & Up-Cycling

Intro To The Techsew 0302
An introduction to our Techsew 0302 industrial sewing machine.

Bobbin On The 0302
How to load and change the bobbin on the Techsew 0302 industrial sewing machine.

Learning Stitches
Learn to sew on the 0302 and create a Top stitch and a French stitch.

Stitch Quality & Tension
Learn how to adjust the quality of your stitch using the bobbin and main tension adjustments.

Intro To The Techsew 2750
An introduction to our Techsew 2750 cylinder arm industrial sewing machine.

Bobbin On The 2750
How to load and change the bobbin on the Techsew 2750 industrial sewing machine.

Make Pannier Bike Bags
Learn to make your own bike bags using up-cycled billboard vinyl.
Coming Soon.
Saddle Stitching
Learn how to saddle stitch.
Coming Soon.
Upholstery Intro
Learn how to recover a bicycle seat.
Coming Soon.